Allison Dering-Anderson, Pharm.D., RP
Allison Dering-Anderson, Pharm.D., RP

Clinical Associate Professor

College of Pharmacy
Department of Pharmacy Practice
986145 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE  68198-6145
402-552-6816 (Office)
402-559-2890 (Fax)

Teaching Activities:
Dr. Dering-Anderson is the coordinator of the Over-the-Counter Products & Self Care elective.  She is also the primary preceptor for a 4th year elective in health policy.  She is also the coordinator of the Point of Care Testing Elective, which offers a certificate of completion.  Dr. Ally lectures in Pharmacy Law and Ethics, Pharmacotherapy, Pharmacy and Health Care, and Pharmaceutical Care II, all with a focus on community pharmacy.  Dr. Ally also teaches the didactic portion of the Pharmacists Immunization Certificate Program for 2nd year students.

Research Activities and Interests:
Dr. Ally is the community pharmacy specialist on faculty and her research focuses on pharmacist services provided in community pharmacy.  She is one of the developers of a Point of Care Testing Certificate program, training pharmacists to conduct point of care testing and provide follow-up care.   Research into public policy and health laws allowing for pharmacist services in community pharmacies is on going.  Dr. Ally is the college’s presenter on the policy issues surrounding the medical use of cannabis.

Dr. Ally Show:
Dr. Ally has been a guest on the 3-Eagles radio show “Problems and Solutions” for over 17 years.  This live, call-in radio show is hosted by Cathy Blythe, a 2-time Marconi winner, and broadcast on 9 mid-west radio stations.  Information may be found at KFOR website.

Recent Publications:

  1. Gubbins, PO; Klepser, ME; Dering-Anderson, AM; Bauer, KA; Darin, KM; Klepser, S; Matthias, KR; Scarsi, K; Point-of-Care testing for infectious diseases:  opportunities, barriers, and considerations in community pharmacy; J Am Pharm Assoc 2014; 54:163-171.
  2. Dering-Anderson, AM; Gubbins, PO; Klepser, DG; Klepser, ME; When the Words Really Do Matter; Letter to the Editor; AJPE: Vol 78, Iss.2, Article 42,
  3. Michael E. Klepser; Allison M. Dering-Anderson; Stephanie A. Klepser; Donald G. Klepser; The Pharmacist Will Screen You Now; Medscape Pharmacists; February 5, 2014
  4. Dering-Anderson, AM; Klepser, DD; Pierce, EV, Board-Sanctioned Study:  A Regulatory Option to Compliment Sunrise and Sunset Reviews; CLEAR (Council on Licensure, Enforcement & Regulation), July 2013